Bella Blu

$ $ $ $
967 Lexington Ave (at E 70th St.)
New York, NY 10021
(212) 988-4624



  • Honestly, everything is amazing...but definitely try the beef carpaccio!
  • Authentic to the key. Dover sole was fantastico as was everything ordered to the table (my goodness the lobster spaghetti) Molto buono! A must go to in NY.
  • Good food.
  • Amazing tuna tartare
  • great gazpacho, and try the lobster with spaghetti really good. overall a great place with very friendly waiters and great setting
  • Rip off! Prices charged are 20% higher than on the menu outside. Rude manager too. Food not worth even lower price. Avoid!
  • Authentic Italian food and attentive service if you can get a table. Always reminded of the restaurants in Firenze (Florence) when we went here. Expensive, but that goes with the territory.
  • No Brick Oven Pizza on hot days
  • Great Italian wine list.
  • Artsy dining experience. If you like brick oven pizzas and have money to spend, try here. If you only have a few bucks, go next door.
  • Excellent food, great atmosphere and the best service
  • If you don't make a reso you get a crappy table by the door or in the aisle where people bump into you...even when 5 tables never get sat your whole meal. Good food. Bad hospitality. Pass.
  • They have no rating now and the place was a ghost town - I heard...RATS
  • Amazing chicken parm. Sliced very thin!
  • The food presentation is quite lovely and my omelet with lobster meat & scallions was delish! Brunch is fab! Just don't let the hostess seat you in the back.
  • Amazingly eclectic music selection.
  • gnocchi is so fluffy!
  • The veal ragu pasta is phenomenal!
  • Beef Carpaccio!!
  • Best Bolognese (off the menu)!!

Nearby places

59th St to 110th St (5th Ave to Central Park West)
1616 2nd Ave (at E 84th St)